Monday, April 23, 2012

Renwick, John 1859-1934 Garrattsville, NY

Renwick, John 1859-1934 Garrattsville, NY



John Renwick passed away at the home of Mr. and Mrs. William Garlock Wednesday afternoon, December 19th, 1934 after a long illness with Brights disease and heart trouble. He was born in Burlington, August 5th 1859, a son of William and Janet Davidson Renwick. He has been a resident of this town over 50 years. His wife who was Margaret Hume died several years ago. About two years ago he left his home on account of poor health and went to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Garlock who have cared for him. He was a member of the U. P. Church. His pastor, Rev. Richard Liston, officiated assisted by Rev. J. C. Calhoun at the funeral which was largely attended at his home here Saturday afternoon with burial in Butternut Valley Cemetery. The bearers were his twin brother George Renwick, Earl Merrill, Homer and Howard Potter, Silas Meade and Fred Simmons.
He is survived by the brother above mentioned and several nieces and nephews.

Addendum: His wife Margaret Hume died December 19, 1934 at Burlington and is also buried at Butternut Valley Cemetery.

His obituary was transcribed from a newspaper clipping in the Edmeston paper dated December 28, 1934 in the Mary Boice Gale collection.

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